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A Letter From the Future: Celebrating Achievements for Vulnerable Children and Families in 2017

Imagine it is January 2018. A group of child welfare advocates from across the country are celebrating a year of remarkable achievements because our wish list for 2017 was fulfilled. Here is our letter to elected and appointed officials thanking them for acting upon what we had hoped would have been their demonstrated commitment to child welfare services for 2017. 


Re-Aligning U.S. State Department Policy to Support Child Rights to Family

The current State Department has developed policies that have been disastrous for children languishing in institutions abroad. There are many millions of such children, some of them orphaned, some abandoned by or removed from their birth parents.


Three Ways Trump Can Make Children Safer

Much has been written and said about what the nation might expect from a Trump Administration on a variety of issues, ranging from health care to immigration to foreign policy. Little attention, at least publicly, has been devoted to an issue that touches the lives of millions of the most vulnerable children and families: child welfare.


What We Can Expect from the Trump Administration

President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s administration and its likely policies pose many more questions than answers.  What does a Trump presidency mean for those in the child welfare field? What impact will Dr.


Invest in Foster Children Today for a Better Tomorrow

According to federal data, there are more than 427,000 children in U.S. foster care and nearly 112,000 waiting to be adopted. Those of us committed to ensuring safety and security for these children are anxiously waiting to see what President-elect Donald Trump has to say about child welfare.